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282 Arts and Culture Grants for California

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Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Areas for Arts Programming to Benefit the Commun...

Deadline 11/01/21

Grants of up to $2,000 to California nonprofit organizations for arts programming to benefit the local community in eligible locations. Funding is intended for projects, events, and programs to enhance cultural life for local residents. Proposed programming must take p...

GrantWatch ID#: 186445

Grants to California Individual Artists for Project Creation and Career Development

Deadline 11/19/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to California individual artists in eligible locations for project creation and career development. The purpose of funding is to keep artists in the city, attract new artists, and contribute to the city's economic and social well-being. Applicant...

GrantWatch ID#: 186446

Grants to USA Colleges and Universities to Support International Teaching Residencies

Deadline 10/15/21

Grants to USA colleges and universities to host international scholars through residency programs. Resident scholars will primarily teach undergraduate classes in their discipline of expertise. Funding is intended to bring international representatives to enhance the c...

GrantWatch ID#: 137086

Grants to USA Nonprofits, IHEs, Agencies, and Tribal Agencies for Field Research in the Human...

Deadline 09/29/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, IHEs, government agencies, and tribal governments for field research in the humanities. Applicants are advised that required registrations must be completed prior to applying. Funding is intended to support research projects that ...

GrantWatch ID#: 191388

Grants to California Nonprofits, Agencies, and Schools in Eligible Locations to Create Public...

Deadline 10/04/21

Grants of up to $35,000 to California nonprofit organizations, schools, and government agencies in eligible areas to enhance the quality of life in local communities. Funding is intended to promote the creation and maintenance of public art pieces and to build a more v...

GrantWatch ID#: 197587

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribes, and IHEs to Strengthen Humanities Programming

Deadline 09/28/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and tribes to build organizational capacity to offer humanities programming. Interested applicants are advised that required registrations may take up to one month to complete. Grant funds may be used fo...

GrantWatch ID#: 151055

Grants to California Nonprofits for Community Activities and Events

Deadline Ongoing

Grants of $4,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for community activities and events. Both in-person as well as virtual or hybrid events are eligible. Funding is intended for advertising, marketing, and production expenses associated with ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 179893

Grant to a California Nonprofit for Capital Projects that Serve Low-Income Communities of Co...

Deadline 09/17/21

Grant to a California nonprofit affordable housing development organization to support nonprofits that serve low-income and underserved communities and communities of color in eligible locations. The purpose of this program is to assist in the pre-development and capit...

GrantWatch ID#: 198064

Awards to California Artists in Eligible Locations in Recognition of Exemplary Artwork

Deadline 09/30/21

Awards to California artists in eligible locations in recognition of exemplary artwork. Awards will be granted based on professional achievement and artistic merit. Artists and performers of any genre may apply. Eligible applicants must be artists who live, work, or ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 163552

Grants to California Arts and Cultural Organizations for Arts Education and Programming

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $5,000 to California arts and cultural organizations in eligible areas for educational projects and arts programming that benefit the local community. Eligible disciplines include performing, visual, audio, literary, media arts, and/or folk and traditio...

GrantWatch ID#: 171773

Grants to California Nonprofits and Agencies for Original Projects Documenting the State's C...

Deadline 11/01/21

Grants of up to $10,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations and municipal and public agencies for original projects documenting the state's cultural, historical, and populational complexities. Previously funded projects include nonfiction ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159854

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Tribal Governments, and IHEs for the Translation and Pre...

Deadline 12/01/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for the translation and preparation of humanities texts. Applications are encouraged for long-term and short-term editorial projects, as well as projects that are at a planning sta...

GrantWatch ID#: 151063

Fellowships to USA and Canada Scholars, Writers, Artists, and Scientists to Advance Work in ...

Deadline 09/17/21

Fellowships to USA and Canada individual scholars, writers, artists, and scientists in advanced stages of their career to support work in various fields. Funding is intended for professionals with a significant record of publication, exhibition, or performance who have...

GrantWatch ID#: 150420

Grants to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Teachers to Enhance English Language Education

Deadline 09/19/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 English language arts teachers to support research projects that enhance the quality of education in the field. Proposals must address a specific question or problem to be studied and provide a clear timelin...

GrantWatch ID#: 160645

Opportunity for USA and Canada Individuals to Participate in an Educational Course on Food S...

Deadline 09/19/21

Opportunity for USA and Canada individuals to participate in an educational course on food styling. Successful applicants will participate in a ten-week course where they will complete assignments that will teach them the fundamental tips and tricks of food styling. Su...

GrantWatch ID#: 198292

Grants to California Artists and Nonprofits in Eligible Counties to Create and Present Artwo...

Deadline 10/04/21 Conference Date: 09/20/21

Grants of up to $16,000 to California artists and nonprofit organizations in eligible counties to commission new artistic work by local artists. New applicants must attend a presentation or view a recording of a webinar. Funding is intended to support the creation of n...

GrantWatch ID#: 166904

Grants to California Theater Companies and Individual Artists for Project Development, Perfo...

Deadline 10/04/21 Conference Date: 09/20/21

Grants of $2,500 and grants of $5,000 to California theater companies, individual artists, and artist teams in eligible locations for project development and performances. Grant funds may also be requested for capacity-building projects. Organizations and artists locat...

GrantWatch ID#: 181128
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Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Participate in a Writing Resid...

Deadline 09/21/21

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International individuals and pairs to participate in a writing residency program in Switzerland. This opportunity is open to beginners as well as seasoned writers. Residencies vary in length from two weeks to six months, and the length...

GrantWatch ID#: 198536
NEW

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, IHEs, and Tribal Governments for Joint Research Projects...

Deadline 12/01/21 Conference Date: 09/21/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, IHEs, and tribal governments for joint research projects on humanities-related topics. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Funding is intended to support acti...

GrantWatch ID#: 151112

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Locations to Increase Accessibility to the Arts ...

Deadline 10/08/21 Conference Date: 09/21/21

Grants of up to $6,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible locations to increase accessibility to the arts for local residents. First-time applicants must attend a workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended to support programs and projects for unders...

GrantWatch ID#: 154675

Grants to California Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Cultural Activities for Residents

Deadline 10/08/21 Conference Date: 09/21/21

Grants of up to $20,000 to California nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for cultural activities and events for residents that help boost interest in the area. First-time applicants must attend a workshop prior to submitting an application. Funding is intend...

GrantWatch ID#: 154676

Grants to California Arts Nonprofits in Eligible Locations for Capacity Building and Organiz...

Deadline 10/08/21 Conference Date: 09/21/21

Grants of up to $18,000 to California nonprofit arts organizations in eligible locations for projects to build organizational capacity and cover operational expenses. First-time applicants must attend a workshop prior to applying. Funding is intended to benefit organiz...

GrantWatch ID#: 154677

Grants to USA Teachers, Scholars, and Researchers for Humanities Research Projects

Deadline 09/22/21

Grants of $6,000 to USA teachers, scholars, and researchers for scholarly research projects in the humanities disciplines. Applicants are advised that required registrations may take several weeks to complete. Applications are welcome from scholars in all humanities an...

GrantWatch ID#: 151116

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars for Research in the Areas of Humaniti...

Deadline 09/22/21

Fellowships of $70,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars to carry out postdoctoral research at IHEs and nonprofit hospitals and research institutions. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, engineering, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 159822
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Grants to California Nonprofits for Arts Programs and Projects in Eligible Regions

Deadline 09/22/21

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for arts programs and projects in eligible regions. Funding is intended for a wide range of activities in communities and neighborhoods throughout the area. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to creating murals a...

GrantWatch ID#: 192668

Grants to California Nonprofits for Programs to Benefit Local Students and Youth in Eligible...

Deadline 09/24/21

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs to benefit local students and youth from low-income families in eligible counties. Funding is intended to support vocational and workplace training, access to higher education, and environmental and cultural pro...

GrantWatch ID#: 161165

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Individuals to Study, Write, and Work in New Y...

Deadline 09/24/21

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International individuals to study, write, and work in a library in New York. This program is open to scholars, academics, translators, writers, and visual artists. The goal of this fellowship is to promote dynamic conversations about sc...

GrantWatch ID#: 173018

Opportunity for a California Poet in Eligible Locations to Serve as Poet Laureate

Deadline 09/24/21

Opportunity for a California poet in eligible locations to serve as poet laureate. The recipient of the position will be responsible for promoting poetry and literary arts within the community. The poet laureate will serve as a resource for local poetry and literary ac...

GrantWatch ID#: 198395
NEW

Grant to a California Nonprofit in Eligible Locations to Improve Racial Equity for an Arts-B...

Deadline 09/24/21

Grant to a California nonprofit organization in eligible locations to help develop and reconfigure an existing grant program. Funding is intended to manage the redesign of an arts-based grant with a renewed focus on racial equity, addressing harm, and values related to...

GrantWatch ID#: 198447

Grants to California Nonprofits, Educational Organizations, For-Profits, Individuals, and Ag...

Deadline 12/17/21 LOI Date: 09/29/21

Grants of up to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations, for-profits, educational organizations, individuals, and public agencies for historic preservation projects in eligible locations. Applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to applying. Funding is int...

GrantWatch ID#: 174277

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Programs that Enhance the Quality of Life in Eligibl...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations in multiple states and provinces to improve the quality of life in eligible regions. Funding is intended to address priority areas of diversity, equity, and inclusion; workforce development; civic and cultural growth; hu...

GrantWatch ID#: 129040

Grants to California Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible Locations for Programs that Address ...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $2,500 to California nonprofit organizations and schools in eligible locations for programs that address community needs. Funding is intended to support the focus areas of education, arts and culture, athletics, youth and senior activities, health and h...

GrantWatch ID#: 152794
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Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Scholars, Practitioners, and Artists to Suppor...

Deadline 09/30/21

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International scholars, practitioners, and artists to support creative new projects in a variety of disciplines. Focus areas include legacies of slavery, law, education, and justice, and youth leadership and civic engagement. Fellows wil...

GrantWatch ID#: 160726

Grants to USA Teachers to Integrate Visual Arts into Educational Programming

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to USA educators for projects that enhance educational programs through art. Funding is intended to cover costs associated with visual art supplies and materials. The purpose of the grant program is to assist teachers in establishing or maintaini...

GrantWatch ID#: 170095

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofit Music Organizations for Contributions to ...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants of up to $7,500 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit music presenting, performing, and service organizations for contributions to contemporary concert music. Interested applicants are required to contact the Foundation prior to applying. Funding is intend...

GrantWatch ID#: 180259

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Increase Equity in the Arts

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to increase equity in the arts. Funding is intended for projects that address challenges related to diversity, equity, and inclusion in performing arts, with an emphasis on classical music. Eligible activities include, but are not ...

GrantWatch ID#: 191916

Grants to USA Historically Black Colleges and Universities to Digitally Archive Historic Pho...

Deadline 09/30/21

Grants to USA Historically Black Colleges and Universities to digitally archive historic photographs. Funding is intended to digitize and document photographs from the institution's collection. The goal of the program is to increase knowledge of previously unknown hist...

GrantWatch ID#: 197029

Scholarships and In-Kind Support to USA Black Writers to Recognize Outstanding Work in the G...

Deadline 09/30/21

Scholarships of $2,000 and in-kind support to USA Black writers to recognize outstanding work in the genres of fiction and nonfiction crime and mystery. Scholarship funds may be used for professional development, equipment, writing retreats, and working weekends away. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 198221
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Grants to California Arts Nonprofits for General Operating Support During the COVID-19 Healt...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $15,000 to California nonprofit arts organizations serving eligible locations to support the performing arts sector. Due to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, grants are currently intended to support general operations. Funding is intended to support ...

GrantWatch ID#: 134953

Fellowship for USA, Canada, and International Individuals for Research on Democracy

Deadline 10/01/21

Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International scholars, activists, and leaders to participate in a fellowship program in Washington, DC. Participants will research, collaborate, and develop strategies to build democracy. Applicants must be available to work in residen...

GrantWatch ID#: 159071

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Arts, Humanities, and Social Science Scholars for R...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $65,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars and professionals in the social sciences, humanities, or arts for a three to nine-month residency. Successful applicants will receive an office, airfare to and from the residence, an apartment, and a he...

GrantWatch ID#: 161651

Grants to USA Scholars and Doctoral Graduates for Costs Associated with Research and Fieldwo...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $6,000 to USA scholars and doctoral graduates for expenses related to non-commercial research in any area of knowledge. Funding is intended to support laboratory research expenses, fieldwork costs, travel to archives and libraries, and the purchase of m...

GrantWatch ID#: 163655

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations, Filmmakers, and Production Companies...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $20,000 and grants of up to $60,000 to USA, Canada, and International organizations, filmmakers, and production companies for the creation of Holocaust-related films. Films should have an educational value and broad distribution potential. Funding may b...

GrantWatch ID#: 174360
NEW

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations to Serve Holocaust Survivors and for ...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations and institutions to provide services for elderly Holocaust survivors, and for Holocaust education, research, and preservation. Funding is intended to provide care to Holocaust victims as well as for documentation, ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174361

Fellowships to USA, Canada, and International Pre- and Post-Doctoral Scholars for Humanities...

Deadline 10/01/21

Fellowships with stipends of $30,000, $35,000, or $45,000 to USA, Canada, and International scholars to participate in a research residency at a renowned arts institution. Funding is intended to support research in the thematic areas of African American Art History and...

GrantWatch ID#: 176119

Grants to USA and Canada Organizations, Tribes, First Nations, and Organizations to Address ...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of $3,000 and grants of $5,000 to USA and Canada grassroots groups, tribes, First Nations, and organizations to mitigate the negative impacts of mining. Priority funding is intended for projects that protect ecosystems, the environment, community health, and cul...

GrantWatch ID#: 178266
NEW

Awards to California Individuals to Encourage Professional Growth in the Arts

Deadline 10/01/21

Awards of $10,000 to California individual artists and craftspeople in eligible locations to encourage professional growth. The purpose of this program is to promote the exploration of new images, techniques, media, materials, and ideas. Artists may nominate themselves...

GrantWatch ID#: 192434

Grants to California CBOs, Faith-Based Entities, Neighborhood Groups, and Childcare Provider...

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants of up to $1,000 to California community organizations, faith-based entities, neighborhood groups, and childcare providers in eligible locations to support reading-focused projects. Funding is intended to assist organizations that work with preschool through midd...

GrantWatch ID#: 196507

Grants to USA Black Nonprofit Arts Organizations for General Operating Expenses

Deadline 10/01/21

Grants to USA Black nonprofit arts organizations for general operating expenses. Funding is intended to support Black-led arts organizations in their crucial community and cultural work. Grants may be used for general operations, as this type of organization is typical...

GrantWatch ID#: 197092

Opportunity for USA Producers and Directors to Receive Production Funding for Films Produced...

Deadline 10/01/21

Opportunity for USA film producers and directors to receive up to $50,000 in production funding for nonfiction short films and documentaries created by people of color. Eligible projects may be in the pre-production, production, or post-production stage. In addition to...

GrantWatch ID#: 197869